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Still Wondering about Telehealth Regulations? 

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Still Wondering about Telehealth Regulations? The Center for Connected Health Policy or CHHP is an independent resource on national telehealth policies and state telehealth regulations. Center for Connected Health Policy The Center for Connected Health Policy (CCHP), a project of … Read more.

Health Citizenship in the America. If Not Now, When?

Health Populi

On February 4 th , 2020, in a hospital in northern California, the first known inpatient diagnosed with COVID-19 died. On March 11 th , the World Health Organization called the growing prevalence of the coronavirus a “pandemic.”.

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HIPAA Compliant Email for Therapists

Telebehavioral Health Institute

HIPAA Compliant Email for Therapists Although email is a convenient means of communication, using email to communicate sensitive information poses some risk. This of particular concern when using email to communicate patient information, especially for therapists and behavioral health professionals.

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An EMR frustration that is still torturing us

KevinMD

I have written, or more accurately ranted, about electronic medical records (EMR) systems throughout this blog. While the systems have clearly improved since their mandatory introduction into the medical universe, they have still not delivered on many of their promises.

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Frontline Call Center Partners with VBurchett Consulting to Improve Patients Experiences

Frontline Call Center and VBurchett Consulting are joining forces in modern patient care with a new patient engagement center that utilizes telemedicine.

Apple, Anthem launch 2-year study of asthma app, connected devices

Mobi Health News

The 900-participant study uses learnings from Apple's Tueo Health acquisition and could inform the development of a digital biomarker for asthma

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New from Tech Tonics: Dr. Ken Mandl: Forging Connection Through Technology

Digital Health

Ken Mandl has a gift for listening to other people, whether they’re mentors offering the advice that shaped his career in pediatrics and informatics at Boston’s Children Hospital and Harvard Medical School, or helping physicians and patients learn from each other by making it easier for them to share information. He’s a pioneering leader of […].

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Healthcare’s Most Innovative Companies of 2020: hc1

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. In 2011, hc1 was born from the belief that every patient is unique and should be treated that way.

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Fitbit’s ECG app gets regulatory clearance in U.S. and European Union

Mobi Health News

The ECG app can detect over 98% of atrial fibrillation cases and was 100% accurate in identifying participants with normal sinus rhythm, according to study results

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Only in America: The Loss of Health Insurance as a Toxic Financial Side Effect of the COVID-19 Pandemic

Health Populi

In terms of income, U.S. households entered 2020 in the best financial shape they’d been in years, based on new Census data released earlier this week. However, the U.S.

The Top 5 Challenges You’ll Face When Scaling Telehealth Services Nationally

If you’re thinking about expanding your telehealth services to more states, whether it’s five or 50, we’ve outlined the top five obstacles you’ll need to plan for, to ensure you’re delivering an exceptional brand and clinical experience.

VA working with Apple to broaden telehealth access for veterans

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it's collaborating with Apple to boost the availability of telehealth services for veterans across the U.S. WHY IT MATTERS.

Global Pandemic: Accelerating The Adoption of HIEs

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Gary Larson, executive vice president and general manager of HIE solutions, eHealth Technologies.

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Apple adds SpO2 & V02 Max to Apple Watch Series 6, and launches three new studies

Mobi Health News

The new sensor brings Apple up to speed with its competitors, but could lead to bigger announcements down the road

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The Role of AI Technology in Healthcare and the Changes It Will Bring – #HITsm Chat Topic

Healthcare IT Today

We’re excited to share the topic and questions for this week’s #HITsm chat happening Friday, 9/18 at Noon ET (9 AM PT).

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Primary Care Is Dead. Long Live Primary Care!

The primary care system is failing patients and providers. Capacity shortages have led to long wait times and physician burnout. To fix the system, we must find innovative ways to boost capacity and meet patient-consumers’ shifting expectations.

Taskforce on Telehealth Policy releases final report on safeguarding virtual care

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Taskforce on Telehealth Policy released a final report on Tuesday outlining its findings and recommendations around safeguarding the future of telehealth after the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Greenway Health Develops New Telehealth Solution

Electronic Health Reporter

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How doctors are using the Apple Watch to ease transcription woes

Mobi Health News

Notable's voice-powered assistant was developed to help curb the time doctors spend on charting.

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Allscripts and FollowMyHealth’s Approach to Telehealth – EHR Telehealth Series

Healthcare IT Today

As part of our ongoing series of telehealth interviews with EHR vendors, we’re excited to share our interview with Skyler Wason, Director of Product Management at Allscripts, and Kate Palazzolo, Vice President of Sales at FollowMyHealth.

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Big Idea: Primary Care Automation

Healthcare automation that gives primary care providers more time with their patients—and less on screens—can improve care for patients, increase satisfaction for providers, and deliver positive bottom-line results for system leaders. Download this guide to learn how to optimize automation and keep the patient-provider relationship at the heart of the healthcare experience.

Two digital health experts predict what's around the corner for IT

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

It's no surprise at this point that the COVID-19 pandemic turned the digital healthcare world (and the rest of the world) inside-out, accelerating the use of telemedicine while throwing a wrench into the plans of anyone depending on a somewhat predictable 2020.

What To Know About Evolving Tech In Chiropractic Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Technology has impacted every industry in some way, and the health industry is particularly revolutionized by the information technology movement.

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Apple plants a flag in the home fitness market with Fitness+ for Apple Watch

Mobi Health News

The offering, consisting of original workout content tightly integrated with Apple Watch features, was announced at a virtual event yesterday

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Insurance & HIPAA Privacy? MITRE-Harris Poll Shows Dark Side of Insurance Privacy Practices

Telebehavioral Health Institute

Insurance & HIPAA Privacy? MITRE-Harris Poll Examines Dark Side of Insurance Privacy Here’s a chilling thought: health insurance companies and employers routinely search through private and public sources for consumer-generated health data related to their spending and streaming habits.

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Virtual Front Door or Brick Wall? Care Pathways in Healthcare

Are you offering your patients a virtual front door or a brick wall? Today, 85% of healthcare visits start online. If your patients don’t have a way to access care virtually, you’re losing them to Dr. Google. Clear care pathways that start online ensure your patients get the best care they need while staying loyal to you.

Connected Health Initiative asks Senate to pass Telehealth Modernization Act

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

The Connected Health Initiative on Monday published an open letter to Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., expressing support for the Telehealth Modernization Act and stressing the urgency of safeguarding access to virtual care before the public health emergency is set to expire.

3 Reasons Why Thermal Cameras Are Important For Patient Care

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. Over the last couple of years, thermal imaging cameras have become a staple for patient care.

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Pharma companies don’t want unicorn digital therapeutic partnerships

Mobi Health News

Panelists at DTx East discuss the journey to implementing digital therapeutics into pharma and say more partnerships are likely

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How to Improve Risk Adjustment with NLP

Healthcare IT Today

The following is a guest article by Carey Ketelsen and Andy Kumar from Ciox. NLP, as you probably already know, stands for natural language processing.

Convenience Care Is Here, and It's Eating Your Lunch

Patients want high-quality care that is accessible and affordable. If they can’t get it from you, direct-to-consumer healthcare services make it easy for them to get it somewhere else. Give them the ability to consume your services just like they consume everything else in their lives: on their phones or computers, quickly, and where it’s convenient for them.

Here's what primary care clinicians say they need to effectively implement telehealth

Healthcare IT News - Telehealth

Primary care providers in New York City, one of the U.S. epicenters of the COVID-19 crisis, were some of the first to feel the brunt of the disease's effects.

Risk-Based Pricing Should Be the Future for SaaS in a Post-COVID World

Electronic Health Reporter

This article is copyrighted strictly for Electronic Health Reporter. Illegal copying is prohibited. By Blake Marggraff, CEO, CareSignal. If you’re in the healthcare technology sector, you already know that business has been booming. Five years ago, the industry was valued at $125 billion.

VR is just as effective for naloxone training as in-person instruction, study says

Mobi Health News

The results of this study offer public health workers a scalable, low-cost and effective way to educate the community on how to treat someone experiencing an opioid overdose